Course of Empire Desoation
The Decline of the Eastern Empire
by Andrew Rattray It’s hard to pin the ultimate ending of the Roman Empire to a single cause. Of course
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Ten Caesars
Ten Caesars
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom You know the names… …but do you know the men behind them? There
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Olympia
The Historical and Cultural Significance of Olympia
Written by Titus, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Olympia was Greek a sanctuary site located in the western Peloponnese dedicated to
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pompeii
Feeling a Sense of Doom? Time to turn to the Ancients
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom It’s easy these days to feel overwhelmed by a sense of catastrophe. Whether
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Lion Gate, Mycenae
The Top 8 Greatest Inventions of the Mycenaeans
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom This month’s Classical Wisdom Litterae Issue is dedicated to the Mycenaeans! Get a
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painting of Greek drinking wine
Can drinking ever be a virtue?
We, here, at Classical Wisdom like to address the important stuff. We strive to tackle big issues, philosophical inquiries and
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‘Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ Ozymandias and Us
You probably know that quote, don’t you? Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem Ozymandias featured prominently in both promotion for the ultra-popular
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Patriotism in the Ancient World
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While patriotism is associated with the modern world, scholars now believe that
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Megalesia: Rome’s Shocking Religious Festival
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Religious festivals played a very important role in Rome and one of
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The Mysterious Eleusinian Mysteries: Part 2
Written by Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Part 1 of this series can be found here. From the deep
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